Anoka County had 3,238 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 309.00 per 100.000 population which is by 58.19% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 48 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Chisago and county Clay it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Anoka is larceny/theft - 833 arrests followed by burglary - 118 and motor vehicle theft - 70 arrests.
Violent crime in Anoka County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 86.21% lower.